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IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: Parakeet pipes

Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother, was one of the two who heard what John had said and who had followed Jesus.  The first thing Andrew did was to find his brother Simon and tell him, “We have found the Messiah” (that is, the Christ).  And he brought him to Jesus.

Stonewall Jackson program coming to museum Friday

The South Boston/Halifax County Museum’s free program on Stonewall Jackson, postponed after last week’s bad weather, has been rescheduled for this Friday at 7 p.m. 

Free computer classes back

The Halifax County/South Boston Public Libraries began offering free computer classes in the summer of 2011, but unfortunately they came to a halt following the resignation of the former branch manager in August. 

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: Elegy on a church cat

(Roughly to the tune of Gilligan’s Island)

Honoree gives back for Hospice Gala

With the Halifax Regional Hospice Gala set for Friday at 7 p.m., the staff at the Commonwealth Assisted Living is honoring one of its own by purchasing a table at the gala in her honor.

Heritage Festival Committee to meet at Keystone Tractor Works Museum

The Halifax County Heritage Festival Committee will hold its March meeting at Keystone Tractor Works Museum in Colonial Heights Sunday at 2 p.m.

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: God’s tape measure

I sometimes wonder how God measures us.  Do all our deeds add up to a trip to heaven?   Or is it grace which saves us and nothing we do ourselves?

Stonewall Jackson session at museum Friday

Stonewall Jackson is a name most folks recognize. But, they may not know many details about his role in the Civil War or his life.  That can be corrected by attending the program about Jackson to be presented by the South Boston/Halifax County Museum on Friday at 7 p.m.  

HCHS Class of 74 planning 40th reunion

Almost 10 years ago, former South Boston resident Michael Williams and class of ’74 alumni of Halifax County High School, left his home in St. Louis, Mo. to endure a 15-hour drive back to his alma mater for a 30th class reunion.

Wreath laying pays tribute to Crossing

The Virginia Society of the Founders and Patriots of America (VAOFPA) recently participated in the wreath laying ceremony to commemorate the 233rd Anniversary Commemoration of the Crossing of the Dan held at The Prizery and Boyd’s Ferry in South Boston on Saturday, Feb. 22.